Florida State Certification as a Fire Investigator I, Fire Investigator II, Fire Investigator, or other equivalent Fire Investigator certification(s) is required, or the ability to obtainsuch certification within twelve (12) months from the date of employment.
This position requires FEMA certifications for IS-100.B (Introduction to Incident Command System); IS-200.B ICS (Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents); IS-700.A (National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction); and IS-800.B (National Response Framework, An Introduction).
A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.
Special Driving Requirements:
Have not lost any driving privileges by reason of revocation, suspension or denial of license, or have been convicted and/or had an adjudication withheld of three or more moving violations or have had one DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in any preceding twenty-four (24) month period.
Have not had more than one DUI (conviction or adjudication withheld) in Florida or any other state within the past ten (10) years. Additional Details The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.
State of Emergency:
When normal operations of City departments are suspended or interrupted due to a declaration by the Mayor that a state of emergency exists, all employees will be deemed critical by the City.For the preparation and/or continuation of emergency operations or for special work detail, employees deemed necessary shall be required to work. Employees deemed critical by the City but not needed for the initial preparation and/or continuation of emergency operations or for special work detail may be directed not to report to work, and given paid administrative leave or they may be reassigned to another location that best meet the needs of the City.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply online by selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting. Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date. The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity employer. Veterans’ preference will be given in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the minimum requirements of the position. Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening are required as condition of employment.